Timothy M. Smith
AMA Affiliated Groups
- Contributing News Writer,
Timothy contributes news stories on a freelance basis. He was a senior staff writer at the AMA from 2016 to 2017 and has more than 10 years’ experience writing about health care. He previously served as director of communications for Venice Family Clinic, the then-largest free clinic in the country, where he wrote extensively about accessibility of care, health care reform and health policy. He is a graduate of Indiana University.
How one minute with patients can help head off food insecurityMore than 10% of adults in the U.S. have trouble affording food for their families. Two quick questions can identify which patients need help.
Transition to Practice
It matters how your practice is paid. A primer for young doctors.You need a job, and you have to choose between fee-for-service, capitation and direct primary care. Learn which can work best for you.
Need another reason to boost fruit, veggie intake? Try COVID-19A few cups a day is all it takes to follow dietary advice, yet a staggering number of patients don’t. Learn why that matters more than ever.
Resident & Student Health
Money matters: Helping young doctors handle the mental burdensYoung physicians must manage student-loan repayment and other complex financial challenges, and having the right mindset is key. Learn more.
To see success with health care AI, target the quadruple aimThe application of health care AI might vary among practices and specialties, but experts advise using a well-known framework for defining success.
Accelerating Change in Medical Education
Managing the transitions in medical education just got easierA new AMA handbook provides guidance to make transitions across the medical education continuum less stressful and more productive.
How certified EHR technology can transform prediabetes careReferrals to the National Diabetes Prevention Program lag way behind the incidence of prediabetes. A pilot project suggests one way to close the gap.